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Effects of Drugs Targeting Mitochondrial Respiration in Melanoma

Despite relying on glycolysis, there is growing evidence that many tumor types still have high levels of mitochondrial energy metabolism and functioning oxidative phosphorylation. One such subset of tumors is melanoma, potentially playing a role in both tumor progression and resistance to therapy. This has led researchers to wonder whether targeting mitochondrial respiration could be…

Telemedicine and Quality of Life in Patients With Lung Cancer

Telemedicine has become more crucial than ever in the continuing wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that there was a 50% increase utilization of telehealth services in the first quarter of 2020 compared with 2019, and a 154% increase in week 13 of 2020…

Is There An Association Between DCIS and Breast Cancer Mortality?

How effective is surgical treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) at preventing an invasive recurrence of breast cancer? Treatment is intended to significantly lessen the lifetime risk of breast cancer and breast cancer-related mortality, but are patients diagnosed with DCIS still at risk for experiencing poor outcomes? A recent study in JAMA Network Open…
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